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COVID-19 & Dentistry: Returning to Practice: A Walkthrough of ADA Guidance & Aerosol Management
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COVID-19 & Dentistry: Returning to Practice: A Walkthrough of ADA Guidance & Aerosol Management

Join Dr. Gary Severance, Executive Director of Professional Relations with Henry Schein, for the latest update on how COVID-19 is affecting dentistry. Dr. Severance will be joined by Dr. David Reznik, practicing dentist and infectious disease expert, for the latest clinical updates on COVID-19, including a walkthrough of the ADA’s recently released Return to Work Toolkit. In this episode, we will also be joined by Michelle Strange, practicing hygienist, surgical assistant, volunteer, educator, and podcast co-host for “A Tale of Two Hygienists.” Michelle has implemented advanced solutions and devices to reduce and manage aerosols in the public health setting and will share her key leanings. Join Dr. Severance and Michelle for a discussion regarding how the emergence of COVID-19 has brought new challenges and potential liabilities to dental professionals in regards to spatter, spray, and aerosols production. Dental literature shows that many procedures produce aerosols and droplets that can be contaminated with bacteria and blood, and represent a potential route for disease transmission. There have been several devices created to decrease airborne contamination by reducing the number of aerosols and spatter, but proper practice controls are critical. Michelle and Dr. Severance will discuss these standard precautions as well as: •The key differences between spatter, spray, droplet, and aerosol and proper approaches to controlling each one •The types of engineering controls that may work in each dental facility to reduce aerosols and spatter •How to assess current office protocols and compare to the 2016 updated CDC guidelines for the dental health-care setting •How to create a protocol for proper dental-unit water line maintenance For more COVID-19 resources: https://www.henryschein.com/COVID19ResourceCenter Rely on Us. Learn more at henryscheindental.com Subscribe to our channel at http://bit.ly/HSDsubscribe Connect with us on: Facebook – http://facebook.com/HenryScheinDental Instagram – http://instagram.com/hscheindental Twitter – http://twitter.com/HScheinDental LinkedIn – http://linkedin.com/showcase/henry-schein-dental
What's Up Next At CE Zoom: Dental Infection Control Course Titled: Air Quality Control- 3 minute vid
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What's Up Next At CE Zoom: Dental Infection Control Course Titled: Air Quality Control- 3 minute vid

**You may have to copy and paste the url into your browser** Link to register: https://www.cezoom.com/courses/dental-infection-control-course-titled-for-the-love-of-operatory-disinfection-air-quality-in-the-dental-practice-10479 What is YTP? Check it out here: https://info.cezoom.com/your-total-ce-package-information-0 On “What’s up next for our CE lineup” I am excited to promote the final course in our 6 part series “for the love of the operatory” series with Michelle Strange.   Okay, for this one, she is zeroing in on air quality in the dental practice.  If you missed the other 5, it’s not a big deal. You can always go back and watch the self-study version of each one which I will link you to in the description, but it’s not like a tv series where you have to watch all previous episodes to know what the heck is going on. If you want to catch up though, please do.   Infection control is one of THE most important courses every dental professional needs to take, understand, and implement. Not only for our patient’s safety, but for our own as well. This course category is REQUIRED in most states. So, take that for what it is. The fact that states require you to take this course must mean it’s extremely important to be fully educated in every aspect of infection control. And Michelle does just that. I am sad the series is coming to an end, but LOVE that she allowed us to record every course to have it on-demand for all of you.   The course is Friday, July 22 from 1-2:30 PM CST. It’s either $25 to take register for this one course, or you can upgrade to CE Zoom’s Your Total CE Package also known as YTP and get not only this course, but every course you need to renew your professional license for less than it costs to attend one dental convention. I believe Michelle even has a discount for those of you wanting the yearly YTP upgrade. I’m sure she will post it somewhere. Link to register: https://www.cezoom.com/courses/dental-infection-control-course-titled-for-the-love-of-operatory-disinfection-air-quality-in-the-dental-practice-10479 Link to all on-demand courses https://info.cezoom.com/en-us/infectioncontrolseries-0
Infection Prevention Perfection with Michelle Strange [Dental Handoff Ep. 54]
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Infection Prevention Perfection with Michelle Strange [Dental Handoff Ep. 54]

In this week's Dental Handoff, Dr. Kelly welcomes in the owner of Level Up Infection Prevention and practicing dental hygienist Michelle Strange! Michelle Strange, MSDH, RDH, CDIPC has more than two decades of dental expertise, beginning as a dental assistant and completing a bachelor’s degree in health science from the Medical University of South Carolina and a master’s in dental hygiene education from the University of Bridgeport. She continues to invest in ongoing education, gaining certifications such as her Certificate in Dental Infection Prevention and Control. Her community and global endeavors demonstrate her passion for dentistry, from volunteer work to worldwide missions. She is the owner of Level Up Infection Prevention, MichelleStrangeRDH, a practicing dental hygienist and was the cofounder of A Tale of Two Hygienists podcast. Michelle shares his journey through dental hygiene and how she decided to focus on getting a certification in the infection prevention and control niche. She shares insights she learned from "getting messy" along the way and in the process, has been able to help others on their own journey through the dental profession.  Where to find Michelle Strange: MichelleStrangeRDH.com LevelUpIP.com Level Up Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/level_up_infection_prevention/?hl=en The Roaming Dental Hygienist Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theroamingdentalhygienist/?hl=en A Tale of Two Hygienists Podcast : https://www.ataleoftwohygienists.com Where to Find Dr. Kelly: Let's Connect! Book a Call today to see how I can help you create high-performance teams, discuss educational programs, or how I can be of assistance. https://calendly.com/drkellytanner/30min Visit us at https://www.nextleveldentalhygiene.com
Dental Tech Chat 09 With Guest Michelle Strange, RDH
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Dental Tech Chat 09 With Guest Michelle Strange, RDH

You do not want to miss this! Welcome our amazing guest Michelle Strange RDH, MSDH; it was awesome to talk with Michelle about what technology she loves most. Listen in to hear her knowledge and advice on dental technology she enjoys to use while helping her patients. Michelle began her dental career in 2000 as a dental assistant. She then received her AS in Dental Hygiene, followed by her BHS from the Medical University of South Carolina. In 2012, she received her Master’s in Dental Hygiene Education from the University of Bridgeport’s Fones School of Dental Hygiene. Since she graduated from Trident Technical College, Michelle has worked exclusively in periodontics, focusing on dental hygiene procedures and surgical assisting. Her latest project, A Tale of Two Hygienists Podcast, aims to inform and renew enthusiasm within the dental community and was ranked the #1 Dental Podcast two years in a row. In 2020, Michelle launched a new podcast and a new company, Level Up Infection Prevention. Her goal is to elevate the infection control coordinator's role and create safe dental visits for everyone. In addition to her businesses, A Tale of Two Hygienists and Level Up Infection Prevention, she has a fun business with Dr. Tony Stefanou. Together they have TriviaDent and host online and live events centered around dental trivia. Michelle is a frequent author for RDHMag.com, DentistryIQ.com, and DentalEconomics.com. She serves on the advisory board for many organizations, including Dental Economics. Michelle's passion for the dental community is truly inspiring. *Key Questions* 1. Diamond in the Ruff: what product did you use most in practice that's been a major advantage to helping with productivity and efficiency. *Michelle's favorite thing to use is the AIRFLOW Guided Biofilm Therapy that she cannot use at the moment due to aerosol restrictions due to CDC guidelines (COVID-19). She states this piece of tech is a true diamond! https://www.ems-dental.com/en/products/airflow-prophylaxis-master "AIRFLOW® Prophylaxis Master is the latest EMS innovation for the "Guided Biofilm Therapy": a unique solution for caries, perio prevention, and maintenance." 2.No-Risk | No-Reward: What was your big investment of time or money in technology that paid off. * Michelle explains how the AIRFlow unit was the major investment for the practice. As she explains next, she could not work without her intraoral camera! She explains the importance of using an intraoral camera on all her patients and its benefit as a great way to keep a good record of patient's mouths. https://www.mouthwatch.com/product/intraoral-cameras/ 3. The Flop: What did you buy into that was a waste of time and money? * Michelle talks about how not all suction tips have been a hit. Check out the tale of two dental hygienists, IGTV, to watch her episodes on which suction tips work. https://www.instagram.com/ataleoftwohygienists/channel/ 4. A useful piece of technology you enjoy to use in practice? *Michelle explains using a caries detection system has been helping up the dental technology game! https://ecddetect.com/ Thank you, Michelle, for participating in an episode of Dental Tech Chat. I loved learning about the technology you use. Along with sharing with us your educational videos for our viewers to reference. Learn more about Michelle and connect with her about all things hygiene and infection control on her website- http://michellestrangerdh.com/index.html and do not miss her on the podcast https://www.ataleoftwohygienists.com/ Thanks for listening and supporting Dental Tech Chat! Find us wherever you listen! Which Technology Tool is your favorite? We want to hear how you are upping your technology game! If you need any assistance call 1-800-821-8962@Sodium Dental X-ray Sensor Repair/videos/upload, leave a comment below, or send us an email to support@sodiumdental.com Sodium Dental Dental Technology Sales, Support, & Dental X-ray Sensor Repair o. 800-821-8962@Sodium Dental X-ray Sensor Repair/videos/upload f. 866-611-0677@Sodium Dental X-ray Sensor Repair/videos/upload e. support@sodiumdental.com ~~~~~ Have a broken dental x-ray sensor? Sodium Dental can refurbish it and get you back up and running quickly at a cost far less than purchasing a new sensor. We are able to refurbish: - Kodak dental sensor repair - Dexis dental sensor repair - Schick dental sensor repair - Gendex dental sensor repair - Sirona dental sensor repair - and many other dental sensors on the market. Check out www.sodiumdental.com for more information.
Sterilization Protocols Post Covid-19: Biological & Chemical Indicators, High Thermal Washers, and PPE
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